Top Stories Bechtel Plant Machinery Wins Naval Nuclear Propulsion Contract

Bechtel Plant Machinery Wins Naval Nuclear Propulsion Contract »

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $39,4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for naval nuclear propulsion components.   Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (99 percent), and Schenectady, New...

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ESPS Relámpago Ends Counter-Piracy Operations

ESPS Relámpago Ends Counter-Piracy Operations »

Five months after departing from her home port of Las Palmas, in Spain, the EU Naval Force Spanish Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV), ESPS Relámpago, has completed her counter-piracy deployment with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf...

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USCG Cutter Northland Returns from Caribbean Sea Ops

USCG Cutter Northland Returns from Caribbean Sea Ops »

The crew of the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard Cutter Northland is scheduled to return to Base Portsmouth Thursday evening following a 63-day patrol deployment in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Martillo and Caribe Venture....

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Indian Coast Guard Repatriates 41 Sri Lanka Fishermen

Indian Coast Guard Repatriates 41 Sri Lanka Fishermen »

Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the repatriation of 41 Sri Lanka fishermen who had been released from the Indian custody.   The fishermen along with 8 fishing trawlers were taken over from Indian Coast Guard Ship...

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USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego

USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego »

Nearly 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart San Diego July 25, for a deployment in support of the Navy’s...

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QinetiQ, ASV Ink Autonomous Surface Target Vessels Deal

QinetiQ, ASV Ink Autonomous Surface Target Vessels Deal »

QinetiQ, as part of a new Marine Surface Target Service, has signed a contract with Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) for the supply and operational support of autonomous surface target vessels.   The partnership is part...

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HII to Conduct USS Ronald Reagan Maintenance

HII to Conduct USS Ronald Reagan Maintenance »

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $13,7 million modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal 2014 planned incremental availability.   A planned incremental availability...

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India, Japan and US Engage in Malabar 2014

India, Japan and US Engage in Malabar 2014 »

Naval forces from India, Japan and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2014, July 24 – 30.   The exercise will feature both ashore and at-sea training. While ashore in Sasebo, Japan, training...

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Bollinger to Build Six More FRCs for USCG »

Bollinger to Build Six More FRCs for USCG

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs).   The U. S. Coast Guard awarded...

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BMT, Ares to Build Seventeen Patrol Boats for Qatar Coastguard »

BMT, Ares to Build Seventeen Patrol Boats for Qatar Coastguard

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, will, together with Ares Shipyard (Ares), design and build seventeen patrol boats from advanced composites for...

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Saab Finalizes ThyssenKrupp Acquisition »

Saab Finalizes ThyssenKrupp Acquisition

Defence and security company Saab’s acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB formerly Kockums) has now been completed. The acquisition...

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Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ? »

Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ?

An urgent Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s multi-billion dollar naval shipbuilding industry – employing over 15,000 direct jobs – started in Canberra this...

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Top News of the Week of July 14 – 20, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of July 14 – 20, 2014

UK’s Second New Aircraft Carrier Step Closer to Assembly Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second...

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Fourth OPV Enters Indian Navy Fleet »

Fourth OPV Enters Indian Navy Fleet

The Indian Navy received the fourth 105 m class Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) INS Sumitra on 16 July, 2014.   Goa Shipyard Limited was...

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Boustead to Build Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs »

Boustead to Build Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs

Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS) has received an order to construct six Second Generation Patrol Vessels with Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) capability for the...

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Senate Subcommittee Approves $800 Mln LPD Funding »

Senate Subcommittee Approves $800 Mln LPD Funding

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) yesterday said the FY2015 Defense Appropriations Bill fits within budget constraints while fortifying the nation’s long-term security interests, including...

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CSG 12 Vessels Conduct Joint Sea Maneuvers »

CSG 12 Vessels Conduct Joint Sea Maneuvers

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 to conduct a pass-and-review as part of Carrier Strike...

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UK’s Second New Aircraft Carrier Step Closer to Assembly »

UK’s Second New Aircraft Carrier Step Closer to Assembly

Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second of Britain’s two new aircraft carriers has been completed....

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Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey Ready for Landing »

Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey Ready for Landing

A tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey prepares to land aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).   America is traveling through the U.S. Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility on her maiden transit. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned Oct....

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First Navy-Run DIDP-NQ Sees 23 Graduates »

First Navy-Run DIDP-NQ Sees 23 Graduates

Twenty three young men and women Navy recruits graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program North Queensland (DIDP-NQ) at a ceremony held at Australian HMAS Cairns earlier this week.   This program, the first coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for Defence Indigenous Affairs,...

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USS Shoup Carries Out Burial Ceremony »

USS Shoup Carries Out Burial Ceremony

USS Shoup (DDG 86) had the honor of burying 22 veterans and dependents on July 15 while sailing through the Puget Sound.   The ceremony took place on the flight deck. A few prayers along with a funeral song were the opening portion of an...

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USS Halsey Sailors Volunteer in Inarajan, Guam »

USS Halsey Sailors Volunteer in Inarajan, Guam

Sailors from Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) volunteered at Inarajan Elementary School in Inarajan, Guam July 18.   Halsey made a port call to the island after departing their homeport in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a deployment to the U.S. 7th...

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Spanish Aircraft Take Part in Farnborough Airshow, UK »

Spanish Aircraft Take Part in Farnborough Airshow, UK

Two Spanish Navy’s ‘Harrier’ aircraft from the 9th Aircraft Squadron have participated in the Farnborough International Airshow (United Kingdom).   The show ran from the 10th to the 21st of July 2014. This important airshow is organized every two years alternating with Le Bourget (France)....

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USS Fitzgerald Visits Fukuoka, Japan »

USS Fitzgerald Visits Fukuoka, Japan

Sailors from Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) visited The Fukuoka Institute of Technology, July 19, during a goodwill port call to Fukuoka.   The Sailors played basketball with the students, after which the school held a reception for the Sailors in the cafeteria featuring Japanese...

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Naval Engineers Create 3-D Model USS Texas for Emergency Responders »

Naval Engineers Create 3-D Model USS Texas for Emergency Responders

A team of engineers from Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock recently completed a 3-D computer animation model of the interior of Virginia-class submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) to help emergency response personnel navigate the ship during a flood or...

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NEPMU-6 Attends Lectures aboard USNS Mercy »

NEPMU-6 Attends Lectures aboard USNS Mercy

US Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Six (NEPMU-6) conducted classes on environmental health, industrial hygiene and pest management throughout the week of July 21 to hospital corpsman aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

Jul 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Squadron Commanding Officer Visits German EU NAVFOR MPRA »

Squadron Commanding Officer Visits German EU NAVFOR MPRA

The German EU Naval Force Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance (MPRA) Detachment in Djibouti received a welcome visit from their Squadron Commanding Officer, Captain Hans-Jörg Detlefsen, who is based in Germany.   Since 2009 men and women from the German Squadron Graf Zeppelin in Nordholz, Northern Germany,...

Jul 24 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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